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Re: Speaking of broken ports....
- To: ports_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Speaking of broken ports....
- From: Bob Dog <bobdog_(_at_)_drunk_(_dot_)_co_(_dot_)_nz>
- Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2001 08:17:18 -0800 (PST)
- Reply-to: bobdog_(_at_)_drunk_(_dot_)_co_(_dot_)_nz
--- Peter Hessler <yodadoa_(_at_)_yahoo_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
>The pkg_add IS quite obvious, BUT, say for example you build a package
>that requires pth. You just go into that port's dir, and do a make.
>The port you're building notices that you don't have pth, and it gets
>it and installs it all nicely, then goes about its buisness of building
>the port you want. The pkg_add message for pth went by 3000+ lines
>ago. In that case you're screwed until you read other docs for it.
>Especialy if you are building at the console, and you don't have the
>ability to scroll up.
> Is there a way that the ports can send all of those messages to a
>buffer and just pipe the buffer to more (
or less, lets make it a
Uh?... Can't you just redirect the standard out to a file that
you can look at later?
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